The information below is compiled from detailed knowledge of Capability HR gained primarily from job seekers and also hiring organisations. The brackets are deliberately wide to reflect the different rates paid in different industry sectors as well other variables such as the size and demands of a client group in a business-partnering role. It is also worth mentioning that the same job title in two different organisations sometimes have very different responsibilities, also affecting salary.

This guide is for the Sydney HR market.

 

HR Generalist

HR Officer / HR Advisor / HR Consultant: $80,000 - $115,000 / $350 - $500 per day

HR Business Partner: $110,000 - $200,000 / $500 - $800 per day

Senior HR Business Partner: $150,000 - $200,000 / $650 - $900 per day

HR Manager: $100,000 - $165,000 / $450 - $700 per day

Senior HR Manager: $160,000 - $210,000 / $600 - $900 per day

General Manager HR / HR Director / VP HR: $200,000 - $350,000 / $900 - $1500 per day

 

Learning & Organisational Development

Learning & Development Advisor / Consultant: $80,000 - $120,000 / $350 - $550 per day

Organisational Development Advisor / Consultant: $90,000 - $150,000 / $400 - $650 per day

E-Learning Consultant: $90,000 - $125,000 / $400 - $600 per day

Instructional Designer: $100,000 - $150,000 - $450 - $650 per day

Training / RTO Manager: $100,000 - $150,000 - $450 - $650 per day

Learning & Development Manager: $130,000 - $190,000 - $600 - $850 per day

Organisational Development Manager: $140,000 - $200,000 / $600 - $900 per day

Head of Learning / Organisational Development: $150,000 - $250,000 - $650 - $1100 per day

 

Reward

Remuneration & Benefits Analyst / Advisor: $85,000 - $125,000 / $400 - $600 per day

Remuneration & Benefits Manager: $140,000 - $200,000 / $650 - $900 per day

Head of Remuneration & Benefits: $180,000 - $300,000 / $800 - $1300 per day

 

Internal Recruitment

Recruitment / Talent Acquisition Consultant: $90,000 - $125,000 / $400 - $600 per day

Recruitment / Talent Acquisition Manager: $115,000 - $170,000 / $550 - $800 per day

Head of Recruitment / Talent Acquisition: $150,000 - $270,000 / $750 - $1100 per day

 

Other Roles

Employee Relations Advisor / Consultant: $90,000 - $120,000 / $400 - $600 per day

Employee Relations / Industrial Relations Manager: $140,000 - $200,000 / $650 - $900 per day

Work Health & Safety Advisor / Consultant: $80,000 - $110,000 / $400 - $550 per day

Work Health & Safety Manager: $140,000 - $200,000 / $600 - $900 per day

Workforce Planning Analyst: $80,000 - $130,000 /  $400 - $650 per day

Workforce Planning Manager: $120,000 - $180,000 /  $600 - $800 per day

HR Information Systems Analyst: $90,000 - $120,000/ $400 - $600 per day

HR Information Systems Manager: $120,000 - $170,000 / $600 - $800 per day

Organisational Design Consultant: $600 - $800 per day

HR Project Consultant: $600 - $900 per day

HR Services Manager: $130,000 - $190,000 / $650 - $850 per day

Head of HR Services: $200,000 - $300,000 / $850 - $1200 per day

 

Salaries quoted are permanent annual base + superannuation (9.5%) and do not include any variable component.

Fixed Term Contracts will tend to pay the permanent salary on a pro rata basis. 

Day rates quoted are for assignment lengths of 3 months or more and also include 9.5% superannuation.